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Ahead of next month’s release of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, a pair of classic Lara Croft titles have made their way to Xbox One Backward Compatibility. First up is Tomb Raider: Legend, which is now a staggering twelve years old. Goodness. Feels like that game just came out less than five years ago. Anyway, Legend was Lara’s first
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Today Square Enix released a new trailer for the Kingdom Hearts series celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday. The trailer, featuring footage from various games of the franchise, was showcased behind-closed-doors at the Celebrating 90 Years of Mickey Mouse with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. We get to see Mickey in
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Square Enix has been teasing a female character for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT and in its arcade counterpart, and today they finally revealed her. The new character is Final Fantasy VIII‘s heroine Rinoa Heartilly. Shen will be added to the arcade game with an update this month, while the DLC for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT on PS4 will be released
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When Rise of the Tomb Raider originally released on Xbox One back in 2015, it was one of my favorite games of the year. I loved its semi-open world nature that prompted exploration, the progression of improving your weapons and gear, and the satisfying combat that often felt dirty and in-your-face. Coming into E3, it was easy
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Last week at Microsoft’s E3 2018 press conference, Dontnod Entertainment and Square Enix announced their new, single-episode game called The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit would be launching at the end of the month. Now, we are only five days away from its release and the developer has officially announced the actual times the Life is Strange spin-off will
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Square Enix just broadcasted from E3 2018, showcasing the first live gameplay of the Xbox One version of NieR: Automata. We get to see the very beginning of the game running on Xbox One, and it looks as great as it always did (even if Square Enix was streaming in 720p, so the footage is blurrier
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It wouldn’t be a Square Enix E3 Showcase without some mention of Final Fantasy XIV — however, there is a great tie-in coming. According to a reveal at the Square Enix E3 2018 Showcase, we can expect some Final Fantasy XIV and Monster Hunter World collaboration coming this Summer. The reveal, seen in the trailer below, came after an extended
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Square Enix and Eidos Montreal released a new Shadow of the Tomb Raider video starring Senior Technical Artist Martin Palko. In the video, Palko talks briefly about the work done on improving the game’s visual effects, including water, oil, fire, and smoke. The most interesting thing is that we don’t just hear about them, but we also
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Square Enix has announced that Dontnod Entertainment’s narrative adventure Life is Strange has started allowing players to pre-register for the Android version arriving in July. It is expected to launch with all five episodes and will feature controller support that is exclusive to Android users. Life is Strange is already available on iOS and has access to all five episodes.
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Today Square Enix and Eidos Montreal released a new Shadow of the Tomb Raider video featuring Senior Lighting Artist Audrey Flammand Lapointe. In the video, Lapointe explains that in the game colors, contrasts, and location of the lights have been purposely set to help the player feel Lara’s emotion. For instance, they help indicate whether a scene
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Today Square Enix announced that the Star Ocean-themed gacha mobile game Star Ocean: Anamnesis is coming west. The game is in its basic structure your usual free-to-play gacha game in which you can draw a myriad of beloved characters from the Star Ocean franchise, but it comes with very solid visual and pretty interesting action-RPG mechanics. There is
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Today Square Enix and Eidos Montreal released a new Shadow of the Tomb Raider video featuring Performance Lead Emilie Guilloux. In the video, Guilloux talks about the presence of returning character Jonah Maiava, and how Lara and he will experience the game’s events together, adding a “more grounded and believable aspect to Lara” herself. Guilloux’s team also worked
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Today Square Enix released a sizable gallery of screenshots of the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV update numbered 4.3 and titled “Under the Moonlight.” The screenshots showcase more of the new Return to Ivalice 24-man raid, titled The Ridorana Lighthouse. We also get to see the spiffy gear that we’ll get as a reward. We also see more of the
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Following the announcement of Square Enix’s fiscal year 2018 financial results this morning, the publisher provided the presentation slides for their briefing, and they included some interesting information on the plans for the upcoming fiscal year, which end on March 31st, 2019. First of all, we learn that in the that the publisher intends to expand
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